Forgiveness is possibly the most difficult issue, not only in the church, but in every sense of the word. Within our churches it should not be a difficult word to assimilate, since Christianity is about forgiveness. Before answering how we learn to forgive, we must understand why we should forgive.
We must forgive because Christ forgave us, and forgave us even seeing that condition of terrible sinners. The forgiveness of our Lord had no condition, and this is proof of why we should forgive our brothers. We ask: If Christ forgave our terrible sins, why not forgive our brothers?
For Jesus, forgiveness was vital in the life of a believer, and He taught this and wanted the people to receive that teaching well: